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Farmers Union Holds Successful D.C. Fly-In
Farmers Union Holds Successful D.C. Fly-In
Last week, more than 250 members of the National Farmers Union came to Washington, D.C., from all over the country to advocate for family farmers.  During the week, members attended hundreds of Congressional meetings, met with over a dozen federal agencies, and directly participated in discussions with Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Rostin Benham, and many oth
National Farmers Union Schedules Washington Fly-in
National Farmers Union Schedules Washington Fly-in
National Farmers Union members will head to Washington, DC, next month for the organization’s Fall Legislative Fly-In.  The four-day event runs Sunday September 11th through Wednesday, September 14th.  During that time, NFU members from across the country will meet with Members of Congress, Agriculture officials, as well as representatives from other federal agencies.  Throughout the meetings... R
Pathway Now Open for Canola as Advanced Biofuels
Pathway Now Open for Canola as Advanced Biofuels
The EPA announced its regulatory agenda for this year, which includes designating renewable diesel fuels derived from canola oil as “advanced biofuels” under the RFS. “The NFU has long advocated for increased use of biofuels due to their tremendous benefits for the environment while providing much-needed market alternatives and economic stability to America’s farming and rural communities,” said
National Farmers Union Announces 2022 Women’s Conference
National Farmers Union Announces 2022 Women’s Conference
National Farmers Union announced last week the 2022 Women's Conference, an effort to connect women in agriculture and provide education on business skills and innovative marketing tactics. NFU Education Director Emma Lindberg said, "This conference will not only prepare attendees for success in agriculture, but it will also provide them with their own network of women farmers and ranchers th

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